One of the most important ways parents/guardians and community members can make a meaningful difference for students is by participating on the school council. Under the Education Act, a school council is a collective association designed to advise the principal and the CBE Board of Trustees on matters related to the school. School councils have legislated advisory and decision-making authority. They are different from Parent Societies & Associations, whose main function is to raise funds for the school.​​ You can find more details in the CBE School Council Handbook​.​



School Council

Meeting Dates/Schedule 

We welcome and encourage all parents and caregivers to get involved in School Council. Our meetings are a great place to hear from the school administration, ask questions, share ideas, and get involved. 

Our meetings are held virtually these days. You will get the link to join each meeting by email a few days in advance. Check the Resources section for agendas and minutes.

If there’s an item you’d like to see on an upcoming agenda, let us know! Email DTSPSchair@gmail.com or reach out to one of our executive members.

Our meetings start at 6:30 p.m. on the following dates:

  • September 15, 2021
  • October 20, 2021
  • November 17, 2021 
  • January 19, 2022 
  • February 9, 2022 
  • March 16, 2022 
  • April 20, 2022
  • May 18, 2022
  • June 8, 2022 


Our Members and Contact Information

There are four elected positions on our council. 

Chair: DTSPSchair@gmail.com – Sarah M. 

Vice Chair: DTSPSvicechair@gmail.com – Cassandra W.   

Treasurer: DTSPStreasurer@gmail.com – Sheila H. 

Secretary: DTSPSsecretary@gmail.com – Jilene S. 


Contact the School Council

Contact the School Council

Email: DTSPSchair@gmail.com

Facebook page: Search David Thompson School Parents


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